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Analytical Chemistry Demystifying Genetically Modified Food

Martin Perkins

14th April 2016

Food, Genetically Modified Organisms, Genomics, GMO, Susan Roach,


No longer satisfied with counting calories and grams of fat, today’s consumers want to know that their food is free from harmful chemicals, increasingly seeking to avoid the presence of genetically modified organisms (GMO).

Genomics has created significant changes in how we view ourselves, as well as how we create and manufacture products that affect our health, well-being, and the environment.

One change that’s been controversial since it was introduced more than 20 years ago is the genetic modification of food and crops.

In this month’s GERSTEL Insights, you can discover the growing role for chemists in food safety.

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